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" I have long held an opinion, almost amounting to conviction, in common I believe with many other lovers of natural knowledge, that the various forms under which the forces of matter are made manifest have one common origin; or, in other words, are so... "
Magnetism and electricity - Page 66
by Richard Wormell - 1882 - 260 pages
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Energy, Force and Matter: The Conceptual Development of Nineteenth-Century ...

Peter M. Harman, Peter Michael Harman - Science - 1982 - 182 pages
...in the unity and equivalence of 'forces' in his paper on the action of magnetism on light in 1845: The various forms under which the forces of matter...and possess equivalents of power in their action'. The concept of the conversion of forces was central to Faraday's physical world view, providing the...
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Michael Faraday and The Royal Institution: The Genius of Man and Place (PBK)

J.M Thomas - Science - 1991 - 234 pages
...opinion, almost amounting to conviction, in common I believe with many other lovers of natural knowledge, that the various forms under which the forces of matter...and possess equivalents of power in their action. In modern times the proofs of their convertibility have been accumulated to a very considerable extent,...
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Isis Unveiled, Volume 1

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 1506 pages
...almost amounting to a conviction, in common, I believe, with many other lovers of natural knowledge, n. 8th. The animal body experiences the alternate effects into one another, and possess equivalents of power in their action." Absurd and unscientific as may...
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Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists, Second Edition - 2 Volume Set

Inst Physics - Science - 1994 - 1581 pages
...Faraday found this deeply satisfying for it reinforced one of his strongest convictions about nature "that the various forms under which the forces of matter are made manifest have one common origin." That electricity and magnetism could interact made this view more plausible. At the time it was by...
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Science In The Making: Scientific Development As Chronicled Historic Papers ...

E. A. Davis - Science - 2003 - 370 pages
This text celebrates, in four volumes, the bicentenary of the "Philosophical Magazine" and chronicles the history of scientific development as chonicled in its pages. Each ...
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UFOs and Anti-Gravity: Piece for a Jig-Saw

Leonard G. Cramp - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1997 - 388 pages
...opinion, almost amounting to conviction, in common, I believe with many other lovers of natural knowledge, that the various forms under which the forces of matter...have one common origin; or in other words, are so Author of 'The Birth of the Quantum'. Plate 5. Griffith supersonic VTOL aircraft. Plate 6(a). Dr...
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Flash of the Cathode Rays: A History of J J Thomson's Electron

Per F Dahl - Science - 1997 - 526 pages
...electrostatic generators, Voltaic cells, and electromagnetic induction, again confirming his long-held conviction 'that the various forms under which the...of matter are made manifest have one common origin' [3-26]. In the course of these experiments, he was sidetracked into quantitative experiments on the...
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Frankenstein's Children: Electricity, Exhibition, and Experiment in Early ...

Iwan Rhys Morus - Science - 1998 - 324 pages
...connection between the forces of magnetism and light.119 This series of experiments was the result of his "conviction" that the various forms under which the...another, and possess equivalents of power in their action.120 He had attempted previously to discover such a relationship, observing the effect of passing...
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Understanding Chemistry

C.N.R. Rao - Chemistry - 1999 - 306 pages
This supplementary book and multimedia package for students from senior school and first year B.Sc. Is intended to bring out the excitement of chemistry and encourage more ...
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Great Physicists: The Life and Times of Leading Physicists from Galileo to ...

William H. Cropper - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 500 pages
...Institution in 1834. In the 1845 paper reporting his discovery of the effect of magnetism on light, he wrote, "I have long held an opinion almost amounting to conviction...and possess equivalents of power in their action." And in 1849 he said, "The exertions in physical science of late years have been directed to ascertain...
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